Corporate Power/Consolidation

XM-Sirius merger: out of tune with consumers

Summary:

The go-ahead for the merger of Sirius and XM is the embodiment of BushCheney capitalism, which reflexively favors shareholders over consumers.

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Justice Dept. approves XM-Sirius merger

Prior to news of sale, Portland newspaper announces cutbacks

This editorial appeared in the Portland Press Herald on March 16, the day before the Seattle Times Company announced plans to put its three Maine newspapers up for sale. -rtm

by JEANNINE GUTTMAN, Editor, Portland Press Herald

If you're reading this column, you're probably a loyal reader of this newspaper. And when I write this column, I imagine that I'm speaking to you.

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Portland newspaper announces cutbacks

This editorial appeared in the Portland Press Herald o March 16, the day before the Seattle Times Company announced plans to put its three Maine newspapers up for sale. -rtm

by JEANNINE GUTTMAN, Editor, Portland Press Herald

If you're reading this column, you're probably a loyal reader of this newspaper. And when I write this column, I imagine that I'm speaking to you.

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Seattle Times Co. puts Maine papers up for sale

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey